Numbers 32:6

6 Moses said to the Gadites and Reubenites, “Should your fellow Israelites go to war while you sit here?

Read Numbers 32:6 Using Other Translations

And Moses said unto the children of Gad and to the children of Reuben, Shall your brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here?
But Moses said to the people of Gad and to the people of Reuben, "Shall your brothers go to the war while you sit here?
“Do you intend to stay here while your brothers go across and do all the fighting?” Moses asked the men of Gad and Reuben.

What does Numbers 32:6 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Numbers 32:6

And Moses said unto the children of Gad, and to the children of
Reuben
Being displeased with their motion, as his following discourse shows, it having at first sight an appearance of covetousness and cowardice:

shall your brethren go to war, and shall ye sit here?
it is not reasonable that your brethren should be left by you and engage in a war with your common enemies, to dispossess them of their land before they can settle in it and you remain here easy and quiet in the possession of a fruitful country.

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